Dr. Keith Miller to Present on Antibiotics and Vaccines

November 04, 2014

ALLIANCE – Dr. Keith Miller, assistant professor of biochemistry at the University of Mount Union, will present, “Straight Talk about Antibiotics and Vaccines: Rise of the Superbug,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, November 9 at the Huston-Brumbaugh Nature Center located at 16146 Daniel St. N.E. in Minerva.

During his lecture, Miller will present his findings while also leading a discussion with the audience about this topic of research. The presentation will include information on the origins of antibiotics, the spread of antibiotic resistant bacteria, how vaccines work, health concerns relating to vaccine safety and the environmental impact of drugs.

Miller earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry from the University of Mount Union and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Biochemistry and biophysics from the University of North Carolina. His research interests include the biochemistry of the immune system and development of immunotherapies of cancer.

For those planning to attend the lecture, registration is required by Friday, November 7. To register, call (330) 823-7487.

The Nature Center is located six miles south of Campus on State Route 183 (Union Ave). Entrance and parking for the Nature Center is on Daniel Street (turn right from Rt. 183).

 

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